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Creator:
Charlston, Lin.
Title(s):

On the growth of observation.

Published/Created:
[Ludlow] : Lin Charlston, 2008.
Physical Description:
[14] leaves : ill. ; 16 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.C434 O27 2011
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Numbered, unlimited edition."--Title page.
Folded paper label pasted to title page: "As the powers of observation grow more objective, the subjects of observation diminish in size."
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 12. Spiral bound in green card.
"Spiral bound codex. Inkjet printed on contrasting papers. Observations on the subject of plant growth from Erasmus Darwin and Charles Darwin to the present day demonstrate how the scale of observation has diminished because of modern technology, losing sight of the plant itself. Tendril growth across the page gradually recedes."--Artist's statement.
Subject Terms:
Charlston, L. -- Publisher.
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
Darwin, Erasmus, 1731-1802.
Growth (Plants) -- Observations.
Plants in art.
Form/Genre:
Artists' books.
Spiral bindings.
Contributors:
Darwin, Erasmus, 1731-1802.
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
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